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Augentius and KNEIP launch joint AIFMD reporting service

Augentius, the private equity and real estate fund administrator, in conjunction with Luxembourg-based service provider KNEIP, has launched an AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) reporting service.

Posted on: 26 Sep, 2014

Monitoring of RAuM essential to ensure managers do not breach AIFMD reporting thresholds

Managers must continually monitor their Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) so as to ensure they do not inadvertently exceed the Annex IV reporting thresholds laid down in the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Annex IV preparations yet to begin for majority of managers

More than half of fund managers have yet to begin preparations for their Annex IV reporting obligations due to come into effect from January 31, 2015 under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to a survey by Cordiu

Posted on: 22 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIMA urges authorities to make public aggregated data from regulatory reports

Data obtained from regulatory filings such as Annex IV under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Form PF and Form CPO-PQR, should be aggregated and made publicly available, according to t

Posted on: 17 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMD: Taking Stock

Opinions
11 Sep, 2014

The summer is over and alternative investment managers are back to work and adjusting to life post AIFMD. Many managers are taking stock of where things stand, starting to review how decisions they have taken are panning out in practice and considering their priorities for the months ahead.

Private equity firms urged to engage in depositary discussions now

Private equity managers ensnared by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) have been urged to start making preparations to appoint a depositary or depositary-lite now despite the grandfather clause not ending until 2015.

Posted on: 28 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AltX platform to move beyond hedge funds into other asset classes

Imatchative’s AltX platform, an online service that facilitates introductions between institutional investors and hedge funds is likely to move into other asset classes including traditional mutual funds, private equity and real-estate in due cour

Posted on: 27 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Investors to grow allocations to alternatives

More than 35% of institutional investors intend to increase their exposures to  alternative asset classes, according to data from Preqin.

Posted on: 20 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

SEC publishes Form PF data

Private funds’ Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) totals $8.8 trillion, of which hedge  funds and private equity vehicles comprise $4.04 trillion and $1.9 trillion respectively, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) an

Posted on: 19 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Central Bank of Ireland re-affirms rules on depositary-lites

The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has re-affirmed that depositary-lites providing cash-flow monitoring and oversight will not be regulated amid concerns this laissez-faire approach could backfire.

Posted on: 31 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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